The Smithfield City council will meet tonight to discuss the city budget for 2012-13. The meeting could be considered a workshop where city council members can “give/receive input” for the budget. Although no action will be taken during the meeting, it is an enlightening meeting to attend if you want to know more about the city finances and how money is allocated.
Sky View’s musical ensemble Encore hosts it’s annual performance in this year’s “You are the Music in Me.” With music that covers multiple decades from the twenties on to contemporary hits this year’s Encore performance lives up to the high quality entertainment that we have come to expect from Sky View performances.
NORTH LOGAN — Residents may see a new fire engine on the streets of North Logan in the near future. The City Council approved a $364,784 bid from Rosenbauer for a fire engine.
LOGAN — Almost every seat in the historic Cache County Courthouse was filled Thursday evening as the Cache County Board of Adjustments addressed an appeal to deny a conditional use permit for the Cherry Peak Ski Area in Richmond.
Sky View has recognized the students of the month for the 1st and 2nd Trimesters of the 2011-2012 School year.
RICHMOND — Scottish games involving feats of strength will be coming to Richmond in September. Wesley Allen, from Smithfield, said he wants to use a Richmond baseball diamond for the Scottish Highland Games, which mostly involve throwing heavy objects such as hammers and wooden poles.
The Sky View high school honor roll for the first trimester of 2011-2012
“You are the music in me” a spectacular evening of song and dance that will be fun for the whole family. Come and see favorites from all of your favorite decades, including jazz standards, rock and roll classics, and broadway and contemporary hits. Don’t miss it! Show dates are March 22, 23, 24, and 26th at 7:30 pm in the sky view auditorium. Tickets are available at www.skyviewtix.org. Price is $7 online or $8 at the door.
NORTH LOGAN — The City Council held a public hearing to get input on proposed options for a new police station Wednesday. The cost of the proposed plans ranges from $1.41-1.76 million.
RICHMOND – The Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday decided to continue allowing pigs to be raised on Branden Jensen’s property.
We will be celebrating the spirit of the great Dr. Seuss and his contribution to children’s literacy by sharing stories, dressing up as our favorite book characters (Miss Karen is going to be Pete the Cat who will you be?) and taking home a birthday gift (a new book for your home library)!
On Saturday, February 25th Sky View’s Vistaun’s held their annual dance review hosting several dance clubs from throughout Cache Valley, and showcased their top dance routines of the year.
On Thursday, February 23rd the Sky View choir hosted their annual winter concert. The concert featured various musical groups, and ranged from traditional music such as Mozart to Bon Jovi.
SMITHFIELD – Junior guard Faimafili Laulu-Pututau had 19 points as Mountain Crest beat Sky View 48-35, Wednesday to lock up the Region 5 No. 1 seed for the state tournament.
NORTH LOGAN — A new housing development near North Logan’s planned City Center is one step closer to construction.
HYDE PARK — Beautifying roadways and making them safer were on the agenda for the Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday. They discussed maintaining a 99-foot right-of-way on 3700 North St. but decreasing the amount of asphalt.
Smithfield — Senior Casey Oliverson recorded a double-double with 17 points and 23 rebounds as the Sky View boys basketball team got revenge on Logan with a 62-53 win on Wednesday.
It’s time for the Lions Club spaghetti dinner to raise funds for the Prevention of Blindness. This annual tradition is a favorite in Smithfield. Funds raised help the Lions Club bring eye care services to emerging countries all over the world.
SMITHFIELD — Members of the City Council found themselves in disagreement Wednesday as two ordinances were introduced and discussed. Though public hearings lacked participation, the council thoroughly addressed both issues.
HYDE PARK — It’s going to get a little easier to pay your bills for Hyde Park, and the City Council has approved the plan for online payment.
In the mid 1700’s the fairytale of a spoiled prince that is turned into a hideous beast, by a spurned enchantress, spread its way throughout France. Then in 1991 Walt Disney popularized the fairytale in his musical adaptation called Beauty and the Beast. This week and next the Sky High Players are blowing the roof off the auditorium at Sky View with their rendition of the musical.
RICHMOND — The Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday approved the rezone of an area in southwest Richmond to light industrial, so the land could house a biotech fertilizer company. The rezone passed by a vote of 3-2.
SMITHFIELD — Last spring the Smithfield City Council approved construction of Park Place subdivision, promoted and sustained by the Neighborhood Nonprofit Housing Corp. The subdivision has since been completed and is now successfully occupied. Earlier this year, Nibley City Council unanimously supported accommodations needed to prepare their city for similar NNHC developments.
Two public hearings are scheduled for tomorrow’s city council meeting. The first is over an incentive proposal for planned unit developers. If the developer adds upgrades to their development — brick siding, a clubhouse, covered parking — they can increase the number of units for the development. In the case of a 90-unit development, they could add maybe six more. If the city council passes the amendment, it will be up to the Planning and Zoning commission to work out the details on what features would be rewarded.
RICHMOND — Pepperidge Farm will soon double the amount of Goldfish crackers being produced at its Cache Valley plant. They plan on doubling production by building an extension to the plant.
NORTH LOGAN — The City Council heard a proposal to improve Meadow View Park from Public Works Director Alan Luce. The proposed improvements include a walking path and a water feature. The improvements are projected to cost around $120,000.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View boy’s basketball team rebounded from its loss at Logan with a win over the Bees of Box Elder High, 57-49 Thursday night. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a game-high 19 points in the win.
HYDE PARK — When you drive down the road, you might not pay attention to how many feet are between the road and someone’s property, or how many side roads connect to that road. Hyde Park City Council pays attention, and those were hot topics at Wednesday’s council meeting.
Logan, Utah — In a battle between Cache Valley Rivals, the Sky View boy’s basketball team fell to Logan High in a thriller, 77-75, on Tuesday. Junior Jalen Moore led all scorers with 22 points, and junior Ty Nielsen added 17, but the Bobcat’s last-second shot fell short at the buzzer.
The Smithfield City Council seems to have a fairly routine meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening. They plan to consider: setting the fee schedule for 2012, adopting 2012 city council meeting rules of conduct, signing an agreement over the northern canal, approving Smithfield Implement’s request to put signs on the grass in front of the store. They are also planning to appoint planning commission members and they will have a discussion with Steve Krebs from Queststar Gas Company.
Cache Valley residents braved the snow and slush Saturday night to see the BYU Young Ambassadors sing on the Sky View high school stage along with Sky View’s choral group, Encore.
Sky View Lacrosse is holding tryouts at the Stan Laub center on Saturday, January 28 from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM for all 9th to 12th grade boys.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View High boy’s basketball team emerged victorious over the Bonneville Lakers, 60-47, on Friday. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a team-high 17 points as the Bobcats pulled away in the second half.
NORTH LOGAN — The Green Canyon Farms corn maze is confusing by design, but a planned boundary change could prove difficult for its operators to sort out, maze owners told the City Council Jan. 20.
SMITHFIELD — Kris Monson, a City Councilwoman for 10 years, stood before the Planning Commission Wednesday night to propose modifications to Smithfield’s animal rights ordinances. “I’m just going to propose an idea,” Monson said. “If you don’t like this, I’m not going to work very hard.”
RICHMOND — Members of the City Council are protecting their water supply by allowing the proposed Cherry Peak Ski Area to tap into the Richmond sewer system.
BYU’s Young Ambassadors are coming to Sky View High School on Saturday, January 21 at 7:15 pm. The show will take place in the Sky View auditorium. Sky View’s Encore performers will open the show with two great numbers. Tickets are on sale now at skyviewtix.org for $12 and will be available at the door for $15. This will be a fantastic show and a wonderful opportunity to see the Young Ambassadors at a reduced price!
Hyrum, Utah — In a clash between cross-town rivals, the Mountain Crest High girl’s basketball team pulled off the come-from-behind win over Sky View High, 57-49 on Tuesday. Senior Karlee Kartchner led all scorers with 22 points for the Mustangs in the win.
Newly elected city council members will be sworn in this Wednesday just prior to the regular Smithfield City Council meeting. The council will then consider:
Smithfield, Utah — It was a rough night for the Sky View High girl’s basketball team as it fell to Weber High 58-42 Thursday night. Senior guard Dannika Webb led the Bobcats with nine points, but a sluggish start proved too much to overcome.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View High boys basketball team concluded the non-region portion of its schedule with a 62-55 victory over Idaho’s Highland High School Wednesday night. Junior Jalen Moore finished with 21 points on the night.
SMITHFIELD — Chief Johnny McCoy has built the Smithfield City Police Department from the ground up. In 2000, he left his job as a lieutenant in Evanston, Wyo. to help start the department. McCoy now has eight full-time officers and three part time reserves (volunteers). McCoy has been in law enforcement since 1981, and police chief since 2000.
The Sky View high school honor roll for the first trimester of 2011-2012.
SMITHFIELD — City Council approved an ordinance that will allow people to own more chickens at Wednesday night’s meeting. Before this amendment, Smithfield residents were allowed to own four chickens; now they are able to own up to 14 chickens in a residential area.
Looks like the Cache School Board has a fairly light meeting planned for Thursday evening. The 2012-2013 calendar is scheduled for approval plus the board plans to listen to a report on “Health and Air Quality”.
Three public hearings are planned for Wednesday’s Smithfield City Council Meeting — one to amend the budget for 2011-2012, the second is about keeping chickens, and a third for the airport overlay zone. The council will also consider the “Recycle Market Development Zone” and appointments to the planning commission.
“At a Utah High School Activities Association hearing last week, a panel found that Glenn Mortensen, the school’s head swim coach, was in violation of athletic recruitment rules when he contacted a talented Finnish exchange student-athlete prior to the teen’s arrival at the school.”
SMITHFIELD — The Smithfield City Council signed the cost participation agreement Friday for the Logan Northern Canal rebuilding project. Smithfield, Logan, North Logan, Hyde Park, and Cache County have all agreed to sign the agreement.
The Christmas season doesn’t seem to really begin until you see Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in one form or another. Cache Valley residents have two more chances to see A Christmas Carol – The Musical at Sky View High School tonight and tomorrow.
RICHMOND — Chris Purser hefts a bulky black binder onto her desk and begins shuffling through the yellowed pages pointing out the locations of various graves. “It’s a very primitive system,” says Purser, who is secretary of the city’s cemetery board.